A Georgia winner wouldn’t be the first.
Past Georgia girls winners include Diamond DeShields of Norcross in 2013, Maya Moore of Collins Hill (2006, 2007) and Kiesha brown of Woodward Academy (1996). Past boys winners are South Atlanta’s Derrick Favors (2009), South Gwinnett’s Louis Williams (2005), Southwest Atlanta Christian’s Dwight Howard (2004) and Randolph-Clay’s Donnell Harvey (1999).
The Atlanta Tipoff Club administers the award, which began for high school players in 1987. The Tipoff Club also honors college coaches and players.